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Statewide Senior Legal Helpline

The Virginia Poverty Law Center’s new statewide Senior Legal Helpline is now up and running.  The helpline is made possible through a contract between VPLC and the Department for Aging and Rehabilitative Services, with funding from a 3-year Model Approaches to Statewide Legal Assistance Systems grant from

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2017 Dance for All Ages

The 2017 Dance for All Ages Masquerade Ball was held on Friday, April 7th from 7 pm-9 pm at T.C. Williams High School. Sponsored by the T.C. Williams High School Student Government Association, the Successful Aging Committee, Community & Human Services/Aging & Adult Services, Recreation, Parks & Cultural

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SCAM ALERT: Nationwide Telephone “Phishing”

Be aware of the Nationwide telephone “phishing” scheme pretending to be a Social Security Administration Office of the Inspector General investigator.  Click on http://oig.ssa.gov/newsroom/news-releases/march2-advisory to learn more.    

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Conversations with Caregivers

Insight Memory Care Center (IMCC), located in Fairfax, is hosting its first Conversations with Caregivers session on March 29th from 10:00 am – 11:30 am. The new Conversations with Caregivers series will provide local caregivers the opportunity to learn from and speak with local authors who have written on

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Free Tax Prep & Filing Assistance

Each year, the AARP Foundation Tax-Aide Program provides free tax preparation and electronic filing services to taxpayers of all ages. The IRS-certified volunteers at these sites are trained to prepare Virginia, Maryland and DC, as well as Federal returns.  They handle most forms of income, and work to

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Discounted Classes at Four Directions Wellness

Four Directions Wellness, which offers complementary and alternative therapies in an effort to encourage whole body health and wholeness, is located at 2001 Mount Vernon Ave. A Silver Service Card participant, Four Directions Wellness offers cardholders a 5% discount on educational offerings. Over the next few months, there are

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Comcast Newsmakers- Friendly Visitor Program

Yolanda Vazquez of Comcast Newsmakers sat down with Mary Lee Anderson, the Executive Director of Senior Services of Alexandria, to talk about SSA’s Friendly Visitor Program and the importance of providing companionship to older adults in the community. The volunteers who work as SSA’s Friendly Visitors are matched

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Nationals Mascot Abe Lincoln Teams up with Meals on Wheels

Last week, an Alexandria Meals on Wheels client received his meals from a special volunteer—Washington Nationals mascot President Abe Lincoln.  This visit came as part of Meals on Wheels America’s nationwide volunteer-recruitment campaign with the Ad Council called “America, Let’s Do Lunch™,” which aims to inspire people

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SSA and Beyer Subaru of Alexandria Kick off the 2016 Share the Love Campaign

Senior Services is participating in this year’s “2016 Share the Love Campaign” with Beyer Subaru of Alexandria as a member of Meals on Wheels America.  Beyer Subaru has also named SSA as its “Hometown Charity” again this year.  For every Subaru sold or leased, SSA can earn

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Caregiver Support Group – Second Thursday of Each Month

Griswold Home Care is offering a monthly caregiver support group on the second Thursday of each month at 6:30 pm at Immanuel Church on the Hill, 3606 Seminary Road in Alexandria.  If you are a caregiver or know someone who is caring for a loved one, please

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